The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, has issued a 90-day ultimatum to the newly promoted Deputy Comptroller Generals (DCGs) and Assistant Comptroller Generals (ACGs) of Customs to suppress smuggling in the country as a justification for their promotions.
The Nigeria Customs Service has promoted all HND holders on salary level GL 07 to level GL 08, an official said on Monday.
.A Toyota Hilux, one of the vehicles seized by the Customs from the Kano senator
Here is another reason for Nigerian senators to be angry with Hameed Ali, a retired colonel, heading the Nigerian Customs Service as Comptroller-General.
David Jemibewon, a retired major general and former governor of defunct Western State, has weighed in on the ongoing faceoff between the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service and the Senate.
ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, ABUJA
It was a rude shock to Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, as the Senate on Thursday walked him out of chamber over his refusal to appear before them in uniform.
Hameed Ali, comptroller-general of the Nigeria customs service (NCS), has written a letter to Senate President Bukola Saraki, saying he is seeking legal advice on the directive of the senate that he should wear a uniform.
.Arrests 3 suspects
In a major seizure, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Monday intercepted a truck with 49 boxes containing 661 pieces of pump action rifles in Lagos.